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MVS Technical Support Representative

  • Internship
  • Al Ahmadi, KUWAIT

Job description

- Administration/planning of Linux and Solaris servers.
- Creating and managing country mirror for CentOs and Ubuntu
- Implementation /Administration of Red Hat Satellite Server.
- Working on Infrastructure as Code using puppet and Ansible
- Implemented/Planning of Red Hat Identity management (IDM) for Linux-AD authentication and authorization.
- Implementation of AIDE (Host based intrusion detection) for Solaris/Linux Web Servers.
- Live Website statistics dashboard created for Zain Web Team to monitor webserver statistics.
- Implementation of Cacti, Network Monitoring tool with SNMP and SSH checks for Solaris hosts.
- Handling Zain main website backed which is combination of Solaris and Linux serves.
- Regular patch planning for Linux servers based on Red Hat Errata.
- Implementation / Administration Ansible and Red Hat Ansible Tower (Awx)
- Implemented Foreman environment for provisioning and configuration, orchestration and monitoring for development systems
- Implementation if Red Hat Insights and remediation playbook execution
- Implementation and management of cockpit multi server infrastructure
Auto req ID

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Technical Support Representative
State / Province

Primary job category

Product Services

(0080) Kuwait
Contract type

Fixed Term - Long Term
Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

City / Township / Village

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Operating Systems: Red Hat(Any Linux), Solaris 10/11 , AIX , SUSE ,Win 2008/2012 R2

- Virtualization: VMware, Xen, KVM, RHEV/Ovirt, Openvz/LXC, Hyper-V 2012 & Solaris Zones

- Web/Hosting Technologies: Zpanel, kloxo, Sentora ,Apache/Nginx, Tomcat

- Virtual Desktop: Sunray Server, XenDesktop & LTSP

- Clustering: Redhat Cluster Suite (HA), HPC:- IBM Platform computing, Intel/Scala MPI, Platform MPI & Sun Grid engine

- Storage: IBM Ds-30xx to ds-50xx, EMC VNX & Infortrend

- Backup Tools: Netbackup, backup exec & Veem

- Programming/Scripting: Bash, Python, java, JavaScript, PHP

- Databases: MYSQL, Oracle & MSSQL


- Monitoring Tools: Nagios, Munin, Ganglia, Icinga, Cacti, SarGraph, Ops Center


Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

- Intrusion Detection System: Snort , Suricata and OSSEC (Host based IDS)

- Hardware Experience: SPARC M-Series Mid-range / T-Series Servers, Dell Poweredge, Cisco UCS , IBM Blade Central

- Network and application Security: Acunetix, Nessus, Metasploit, SQL map, Burpsuite

- System Automation: Puppet , Ansible

Secondary Job Category

Other Product Services
Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

A Technical Support Representatives at IBM is a front-line position supporting our products and making sure they are at their best for our customers. With over 100 years in technology, IBM has built a strong reputation of quality service and this role ensures we continue to deliver on that promise. If you enjoy helping people with technical issue, you'll love your career at IBM.
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